UGA Global Education Ambassadors

  • 1 The 5 Best Reasons To Study Abroad in London
  • 2 Service Learning in South Africa
  • 3 Welcome!
  • 4 Top 6 Items to Bring Abroad by Kari Sicard
  • 5 What Studying Abroad Taught Me About True Education
  • The 5 Best Reasons To Study Abroad in London

    As many of you know, last semester I studied abroad in London, England with CIS Abroad and it was the best semester of my life. Now that I'm back and connecting with friends new and old, I can't help talking about how much I loved London and why it's such a great place to live. In this post I'm going to talk a little about why I loved it so much and why YOU should study abroad in London! 1. The food I wanted to start off with this one because British food gets such a bad rap. I've heard
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  • Service Learning in South Africa

    A few days after finishing my finals at the University of Georgia I boarded a plane to Stellenbosch, South Africa for five weeks of adventure, learning, and community engagement. My study abroad experience allowed me to immerse myself in the culture of one of the most unique countries in the world, and to see how politics and society are intertwined throughout history. While abroad I took two classes, South African Society and Politics of Development, where we studied how the history and implementation of apartheid continues to negatively impact specific communities throughout South Africa. I also had the opportunity to
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  • Welcome!

    Thank you for visiting the official page for UGA's Education Abroad Ambassadors. We are a passionate and diverse student group comprised of returned study abroad students as well as those who are interested in having a unique college experience like no other! Our mission is to provide services for incoming and outgoing study abroad students through hosting workshops, giveaways, and other events. If you are interested in studying abroad or in joining our organization feel free to email us at for more information. We are able to answer any questions you may have about potentially going abroad, so please don't hesitate to reach out!  
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  • Top 6 Items to Bring Abroad by Kari Sicard

    I spent the days and weeks before I left for Italy scouring countless blogs, Pinterest posts, and websites for any advice I could find about what to pack. Not only would I be in Italy for 3 months, but Italian weather from January to April ranges from arctic cold wind to sweltering heat. On top of that, I knew that if I forgot something that couldn’t be easily replaced in Italy, I’d have to survive without it for a quarter of the year. Many websites listed things that nobody would even hesitate to bring to a foreign country—obvious things like
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  • What Studying Abroad Taught Me About True Education

    What are we but a mixture... “Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.” -Albert Einstein You’ve probably heard someone complain about classes they’ve had to take or material they were required to learn in school that they deem completely irrelevant in comparison to things you suspect you need to know in everyday life. Some of my favorites include some variation of the following: “I’ve been out of school for X number of years now and have still yet to need/use the Pythagorean Theorem” or “I don’t know how to apply for a loan,
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  • My First Weeks at PKU +

    Name: Robert Karnick Location: Beijing, China Program: Peking Exchange- Terry Date Published: 3/16/2016 Link: My First Weeks at PKU Read More
  • UGA en France: First Time Experiences +

    Location: Montepellier, France Program: UGA en France Living in the south of France offers so many wonderful everyday experiences. The Read More
  • UGA en Buenos Aires +

    Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Program: UGA en Buenos Aires As a part of the UGA en Buenos Aires Spanish language Read More
  • Study Abroad in Germany +

    Name: Eva Hall Location: Germany Program: Academic Exchange Program through the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at UGA Date Read More
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